Books and videos  published by the group





We have an extensive collection of local artefacts that we try to share with the public at any and every opportunity.

If you are interested in looking at them please contact a member of the committee who will be more than happy to help you gain access to them.


Our archive holds the following items:-

  • Local Maps

  • Photographs – held digitally by Mike Edwards

  • Newspaper cuttings

  • Physical memorabilia

  • Reference works

  • Past copies of our Newsletters

  • Oral History Tapes

  • Letters

  • Official documents


Around Severn Beach

(a collection of over 200 archive pictures)


Heritage Trail leaflets for Severn Beach, New Passage and Pilning


Chalk and Talk, Now and Then

(a book for children about school past and present)


Brunel in our Village

Researched by Geoff Rickards


This little world

(memories of a child living here in WW2)


Village Heroes

(Finding out the history of the names on the War Memorial who died in the 1914-1918 war)

Researched by Nancy Vowles


Have you heard this?

(A miscellany of memories and facts of the past)

Collated by Dilys Russell and Val George


Remember the Heroes of the Land, Sea, Air and Home front

(A collection of short biographies of 80 of the 82 men named on the Parish Roll of Honour)

Researched by Nancy Vowles and written by Sue Binns with Val George


All publications written and researched by members of the History Group



Around Severn Beach

narrated by  Trevor Fry (Now transferred to DVD)